Botany 2018 Workshops

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A wide range of scientific and educational workshops will be presented during Botany 2018.  
Please register for the workshops of your choice - you will receive ticket(s) in your registration packet on site. 
Pre-registration is required for all as seating is limited.  

All workshops will be presented in the Civic Center - Specific Locations will be on your tickets.

Sunday, July 21 Full Day 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

RevBayes Tutorial: An introduction to Bayesian inference in Phylogenetics
Presented by: Rosana Zenil-Ferguson, Will Freyman and Jordan Koch
Class Limit: 25
Cost $40.00 Includes Lunch and materials

 Introduction to Next Generation Sequencing
Presented by: Shannon Straub, Julien Boutte, Donovan Bailey, Mark Fishbein and Aaron Liston
Class Limit: 40
Cost $40.00 Includes Lunch and materials

 Using Digitized Herbarium Data in Research:  Applications for Ecology, Phylogenetics, and Biogeography

Presented by: Pamela Soltis
Class Limit: 50
Includes Lunch and materials 

 

Half Day Morning  8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Machine learning with R for botanists
Presented by: Alexey Shipunov
Class Limit: 8
Cost $10.00 

 

2 Hour Morning 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

SimRiver: Environmental Modeling Software for the Science Classroom
Presented by: Matthew Julius
Class Limit: 20
Cost $10.00  

PlantingScience Mentor Workshop
Presented by: Catrina Adams and Jodi Creasap-Gee
Class Limit: 50
Cost $10.00

WJob Search Transparency: Learning the Unwritten Rules to Land your Dream Job
Presented by: James Mc Daniel and Chelsea Pretz
Class Limit: 75 

 

Half Day Afternoon  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

PUI (Primarily Undergraduate Institution) Plant Network Professional Development Power Hour 
Presented by: Rachel Schmidt Jabaily, Margaret Hanes, Michael Moore, Mackenzie Taylor, Chris Martine, and Sarah Johnson
Class Limit: 40
Cost $10.00 

Transcriptome analyses for non-model plants: phylogenomics and more
Presented by: Stephen Smith, Diego Morales-Briones, Ya Yang, James Pease and Ning Wang
Class Limit: 20
Cost $10.00 

When registering - choose WS 8a - The full workshop including hands on session
WS 8b - the first 1.5 hour of lecture

Using Our Science to Inform Public Policy
Presented by: Ingrid Jordon-Thaden, Krissa Ann Skogen and L.K. Tuominen
Class Limit: 25
Cost $10.00 


2 Hour Afternoon - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Using the Cornell University Plant Anatomy Collection (CUPAC) and the Cornell University Paleobotanical Slide Collection  - (CUPC-slide Collection for teaching and research)
Presented by: Maria Gandolfo and Kevin Nixon
Class Limit: 25
Cost $10.00 

Tips for Success: Applying to Graduate School
Presented by: Anna Monfils
Class Limit: 50
Cost FREE - Sponsored by the Botanical Society of America
Attendance required for PLANTS Grant recipients

The Elevator Speech: Crafting an Effective Pitch that Highlights your Research and Illustrates the Broader Impacts (A Workshop for Students and PostDocs) 
Presented by: James Mc Daniel and Chelsea Pretz
Class Limit: 75

 

Monday, July 23 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

National Science Foundation Information Session for faculty and other professionals
Presented by Ann Sakai
Free

 

Tuesday, July 24 - 4:30 pm  - 5:30 pm

National Science Foundation Information Session for Students and Postdocs

Presented by Ann Sakai
Free